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Are Oklahoma City Thunder a Real Threat to Sign Pau Gasol?

Fresh off a Western Conference Finals elimination, the Oklahoma City Thunder are searching for that missing championship piece, and they're hoping they've found it in Pau Gasol. With many NBA teams immersed in Carmelo Anthony- and LeBron...Show More Summary

OKC Thunder 2014 NBA Free-Agency Big Board: Ranking Top Targets Post-Draft

The Oklahoma City Thunder enter the offseason trying to improve on a disappointing end to an underwhelming season. After dropping in six games to the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, the Thunder keep most of theirShow More Summary

Must-See Games on the Chicago Blackhawks' 2014-15 Schedule

The Chicago Blackhawks will come into the 2014-15 season with a chip on their collective shoulders. After losing in overtime of the seventh game at home in the Western Conference Final to the Los Angeles Kings, the Blackhawks want to...Show More Summary

Best Potential Free-Agent Landing Spots for Thabo Sefolosha in 2014 Offseason

He was a forgotten man during the 2014 Western Conference Finals, but we should remember a few things about unrestricted free agent Thabo Sefolosha. He started 61 games this season for a team that won 59 of its contests. Indeed, the 30-year-old has started in all but one of the games he played with the Oklahoma City Thunder since the 2008-09 season. Show More Summary

Depth Players Chicago Blackhawks Should Chase in Free Agency

Chicago Blackhawks fans may still be thinking about the floater that Alec Martinez directed at Corey Crawford's net on June 1 that somehow ended the Western Conference Final, but general manager Stan Bowman and head coach Joel Quenneville...Show More Summary

Who the Oklahoma City Thunder Must Target with the No. 29 Pick in the NBA Draft

The Oklahoma City Thunder once again fell short of their NBA title aspirations, losing to the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. With the 29th pick in this year's NBA draft, who will the Thunder look to pair with Kevin...Show More Summary

NBA Finals 2014: Complete Heat vs. Spurs Championship Results and Breakdown

The 2014 NBA Finals featured a marquee battle between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs, but it became clear throughout the series that the veteran-laden Western Conference champions were the much better team. San Antonio beat...Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs 1 Game Away from Exacting Revenge over Miami Heat

Following the San Antonio Spurs’ series-clinching Game 6 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Finals, Tim Duncan was asked by TNT’s David Aldridge about squaring off against the Miami Heat one year after his team's heartbreaking seven-game defeat. “We have four more to win,” Duncan said, as reported by Sports Illustrated. Show More Summary

Stanley Cup 2014: Schedule, TV Info for Kings vs. Rangers Game 4

The 2014 Stanley Cup Final has been all Los Angeles Kings to this point, as the Western Conference champs have dominated the New York Rangers through the first three games of the NHL finale. Games 1 and 2 were decided in overtime periods. Show More Summary

Thunder general manager Sam Presti says coach Scott Brooks is coming back

Here’s the Oklahoman reporting on the Thunder, who finished the regular season with a 59-23 record, second best in the league behind the San Antonio Spurs. OKC wound up losing to those Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. In his first public comments since the conclusion of the Thunder’s season, Sam Presti on Thursday ended all [...]

3 Areas the Oklahoma City Thunder Must Upgrade This Offseason

It's hard to call the Oklahoma City Thunder's season a disappointment (they did make the Western Conference Finals after all), but it didn't really feel like a success either. Falling just short is always tough for a team with titleShow More Summary

Bucher Buzz: Why Scott Brooks' Job Is Safe in OKC

The speculation surrounding the future of Scott Brooks as the head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder has intensified in the days since his team was eliminated by the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. Will Brooks lose...Show More Summary

Tony Parker's Ankle Injury Should Not Impact Play During 2014 NBA Finals

As the NBA Finals open on Thursday evening, the only physical question for the San Antonio Spurs is how close to 100 percent Tony Parker will be. Parker had a moderate ankle sprain in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder and was hobbled somewhat for Game 6. Show More Summary

Stanley Cup Final 2014: Catch up on a wild first period

The Los Angeles Kings are suddenly the most entertaining team in hockey. Even when they're losing. The Los Angeles Kings decided to pick up where they left off in the Western Conference Final, getting themselves into a wild, back-and-forth...Show More Summary

LA Kings Become 1st Team to Win 3 Road Game 7s in 1 Stanley Cup Playoffs

With Sunday night's NHL Western Conference Final Game 7 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks, the Los Angeles Kings clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Final for the second time in three years. According to, the Kings...Show More Summary

NBA's Postseason of (Lineup) Change May Carry over to Finals for Heat, Spurs

SAN ANTONIO — On the surface, this hardly seemed a move worthy of Pop and circumstance. Gregg Popovich's decision to put the Red Rocket in the San Antonio Spurs' starting lineup for Game 5 of the 2014 Western Conference Finals didn't figure to put the Oklahoma City Thunder on red alert. Show More Summary

Rangers vs. Kings, Stanley Cup Final Game 1: Preview, game time, how to watch online and more

The Rangers and Kings get going in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday. The 2014 Stanley Cup Final kicks off in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, with the Western Champion Kings hosting the Eastern Conference Champion...Show More Summary

New York Rangers vs. Los Angeles Kings: Keys to Winning 2014 Stanley Cup Final

Puck drop for the 2014 Stanley Cup Final comes Wednesday, and the series features two very different teams going head-to-head for the NHL championship. The Los Angeles Kings are the big Western Conference powerhouse that is trying to claim a second Cup in three seasons. Show More Summary

Kings, seeking the Stanley Cup, have both a pedigree and a past

This was must-see, priceless video — defenseman Drew Doughty pounded the glass and toppled over the bench after the Kings won Game 7 in overtime in Chicago, completing an epic Western Conference final series.

Stanley Cup Final 2014: Rangers' Biggest Weaknesses and How Kings Can Capitalize

The Los Angeles Kings are going to have their hands full with the New York Rangers. A popular angle during the Western Conference Final was that the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks were playing for the Stanley Cup and New York didn't stand a chance against either squad. That's off base, though. Show More Summary

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